- Aboriginal Affairs
- Consumer Issues
- Employment and Training
- Financial Institutions
- Government Procurement
- Justice and Law Enforcement
- Science and Technology
- Small Business
- Taxation and Finance
Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (medical assistance in dying): amendments to ensure proposed legislation does not include stigmatizing language with respect to mental health, additionally ensuring the legislative framework ensures appropriate safeguards for vulnerable populations, consistency and clarity in the pan-Canadian framework, that practitioners may abide by moral commitments and provides support for clinical practice guidelines
- • EXCISE TAX ACT: GST AND PHYSICIAN SERVICES: Changes to the application of the GST (zero-rate) on Physician practices
- • PRE-BUDGET CONSULTATIONS: Federal investments or taxation changes to improve the health care system and the health of Canadians
- • Tax planning using private corporations CMA has initiated a comprehensive response which includes – advocacy to influence government; support to members in their individual advocacy; development of a submission to government
Policies or Program
- CANADA HEALTH TRANSFER: Increased federal funding for health care to the provinces and territories.
- CANADIAN PHARMACEUTICAL STRATEGY: A national strategy to ensure all Canadians have access to safe, effective, and affordable prescription drugs regardless of employment status or geography.
- CHRONIC DISEASES: Increased federal investments to protect and promote the health of Canadians.
- COVID-19 VACCINATION STRATEGY: Encouraging federal and provincial/territorial collaboration on the pan-Canadian COVID-19 vaccination strategy, including health provider participation and addressing vaccine hesitancy
- EMERGENCY FUNDING TO BOOST CAPACITY OF HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS AND SOCIAL SUPPORTS: Ensure a coordinated and consistent national response by the federal government across all jurisdictions and regions by delivering targeted and substantial emergency funding to ensure health systems have the capacity to respond.
- EMERGENCY PAN-CANADIAN LICENSURE FOR HEALTH CARE WORKERS: Urging the federal government to deliver targeted funding to health regulators in support of a pilot national licensure program by amending Article 705(3) of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement to facilitate the mobility of health care workers.
- EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: The adoption of a health emergencies Act to protect the health of Canadians in a time of national health emergency.
- FEDERAL HEALTH PROGRAMS AND FEDERAL FORMS: Improved compensation for the completion of federal health forms by physicians.
- FUNDING FOR LONG-TERM CARE: delivering new funding by means of a demographic based top up to the Canada Health Transfer to improve seniors care and long-term care.
- Federal Economic Relief Programs (CEWS, CEBA) and new tax measures for front-line health care workers.
- HEALTH CARE AND INNOVATION FUND: Funding to assist provinces and territories to expand access to primary care, public health and address the backlog of health procedures.
- HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE: A targeted health infrastructure fund as part of the federal government's long-term plan for public infrastructure.
- IMMUNIZATION: Enhancing the federal role in the production and equitable access to vaccines, vaccine schedules, requirements to vaccinate, public funding, registries, reporting of adverse events and vaccine hesitancy.
- LONG-TERM CARE STANDARDS: federal and provincial/territorial collaboration on new pan-Canadian standards to improve long-term care in Canada
- MEMORIAL GRANT PROGRAM: Expand eligibility of the Memorial Grant program for first responders to the families of front line health care workers serving during the pandemic.
- PRIMARY CARE: Increased federal funding to improve patient access to family physicians and primary care teams.
- PUBLIC HEALTH: Increased funding to expand public health capacity in Canada
- PUBLIC HEALTH: Increased funding to expand public health capacity in Canada.
- TAX DEDUCTION FOR FRONTLINE HEALTHCARE WORKERS: Recommendation for a tax deduction for front-line health care workers serving during the pandemic.
- VIRTUAL CARE: Federal funding to establish a “digi-health knowledge bank” to support equitable access to virtual health care services.
- • ABORIGINAL HEALTH ISSUES: Improvement to the health and health care services provide to aboriginal people in Canada
- • CHILD HEALTH: Increased investments and improved regulation to protect and enhance the health of children
- • ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH ISSUES: Improvement in federal legislation to improve air, water, soil quality and climate change.
- • FEDERAL BUDGET: Discuss pre-budget health recommendations: Seniors care, CHT demographic top-up, Health Infrastructure, Home care and palliative care, Caregiver and family caregiver tax credit – make them refundable, New funding program for catastrophic coverage of prescription drugs
- • HEALTH HUMAN RESOURCES: Recruitment and retention of health care providers and federal investment in residency spots.
- • HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION: Increased investment and improved regulations to protect and enhance the health of Canadians
- • HEALTHY LIVING INITIATIVES: Encouraging governments to fund programs to promote healthy living
- • LONG-TERM CARE: Increase investments and changes to the Tax Act to enhance long-term care
- • MEDICAL EDUCATION: Increase funding for medical education
- • MENTAL HEALTH AND NATIONAL STRATEGY: Increased investment by the federal government to improve programs and services for the mentally ill
- • NATIONAL HEALTH GOALS: The establishment of national health goals for the Canadian population
- • PALLIATIVE AND END OF LIFE CARE: Improved national standards and investment in the area of palliative and end of life care
- • PATIENT SAFETY: National Standards for patient care
- • PRIMARY HEALTH CARE RENEWAL: Ensuring that reforms to primary care delivery reflect the interest of patients and providers
- • RETIREMENT INCOME ISSUES: Ensuring that Canadian physicians are able to save adequately for retirement
- • SUSTAINABILITY OF HEALTH CARE (FINANCING AND ACCESSIBILITY): Increases in health transfer funding and accountability by the federal government
- • Seniors Care: Discuss developing a national seniors strategy
- • WAIT TIMES AND BENCHMARKS: The establishment of medically based wait time benchmarks in areas of specialty and primary care
- • MEDICINAL MARIJUANA REGULATIONS: Improving regulations as they relate to the prescribing of medical marijuana
- • PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION AND ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT ACT (PIPEDA): PRIVACY PROTECTION OF HEALTH INFORMATION AND THE REGULATORY REVIEW: Improvement to privacy legislation to protect the privacy of health information
The lobbyist has arranged or expects to arrange one or more meetings on behalf of the client between a public office holder and any other person in the course of this undertaking.
Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
Finance Canada (FIN)
Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
Health Canada (HC)
House of Commons
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
Justice Canada (JC)
Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)
Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
Privy Council Office (PCO)
Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)
Public Safety Canada (PS)
Senate of Canada
Service Canada (ServCan)
Transport Canada (TC)
Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)
No government funding was received during the last completed financial year.
Client Contact Information
1410 Blair Towers Place
Ottawa, ON K1J 9B9
John Lee, Vice President and Legal Counsel
Parent Company Information
Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne is not a subsidiary of any other parent companies.
Coalition Members Information
Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne is not a coalition.
Individual, organization or corporation with a Direct Interest Beneficiary Information
The activities of Canadian Medical Association / Association médicale canadienne are not controlled or directed by another individual, organization or corporation with a direct interest in the outcome of this undertaking.
Subsidiary Beneficiary Information
- Joule Inc.
1410 Blair Towers Place
Ottawa, ON K1J 9B9
E. Ann Collins
No public offices held
1410 Blair Place, Suite 500
Ottawa, ON K1J 9B9
Consultant relationship to the client
- The registrant is on the board of directors for this organization.